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Project 1 Comp 2

  Derived from rubric: Freshman Comp Essay Rubric
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Rubric Code: FXAWCXA
rubric to grade freshman comp 1 & 2 essays
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Keywords: essay, grading, composition
Categories: Subjects: English  
Types: Writing  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate

Powered by iRubric Freshman Composition Rubric
  Excellent
10 pts
Good
7 pts
Fair
5 pts
Poor
3 pts
Introduction & Thesis
Excellent

Very well-developed introduction with a clear thesis statement that introduces the topic and is engaging to readers.
Good

Introduction contains a thesis statement. The thesis creates interest and is fairly well developed. But it is not very engaging.
Fair

Introduction contains a statement but it either does not give accurate and complete information about the topic or it lacks detail and creativity.
Poor

Attempt to engage the audience awkward or vague. Prompt is somewhat misunderstood but partially addressed. The central claim is inappropriate, weak, or unclear. No background information.
Organization
Excellent

Reasons are effectively supported by details and examples that are presented in a very effective order that enhances and strengthens the argument as presented in the thesis statement.
Good

Student has the essay organized into easily recognizable elements: introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion, using transitions to separate each element
Fair

The student attempts to organize the essay. the organization attempt may be missing introduction, body paragraph(s) or conclusion
Poor

The student did not attempt to organize the writing for this essay
Paragraph Development
Excellent

Each paragraph contains a clearly focused topic sentence that relates to the thesis statement.
Reasons for the argument are clearly stated, and there are enough details to support the argument effectively and thoroughly. Concrete and specific examples are presented that effectively support and strengthen the argument.
Good

Each paragraph contains a topic sentence related to the thesis statement.
Reasons for the argument are stated and there are enough details and examples to support the argument adequately and logically.
Fair

Each paragraph contains a topic sentence but the relationship to the thesis is not clearly evident in each one.
Reasons for the argument are stated, but there are few concrete and specific details or examples to support the argument adequately or logically.
Poor

Each paragraph does not contain a topic sentence.
Reasons for the argument are not stated, or there are obvious fallacies that contradict the details and examples. Perhaps the argument is an unsupported rant.
Sentence Flow and Tone
Excellent

Writing is smooth, skillful, and coherent. Sentences are strong and expressive with varied structure. Consistent and appropriate tone and word choice is used throughout the paragraph. Transitions are appropriate and add to the effectiveness of the paragraph.
Good

Writing is clear and sentences have varied structure. There is consistent tone and word choice is appropriate with fairly good use of transitions to guide the reader.
Fair

Writing is clear, but sentences may lack variety. The tone is inconsistent and word choice, while adequate, could be better. While transitions are present they do not add to the overall effectiveness of the paragraph.
Poor

Writing is confusing and hard to follow. Contains fragments and/or run-on sentences. The tone and purpose is inconsistent and difficult to determine. Transitions are either missing or inappropriate.
Conclusion
Excellent

The concluding paragraph clearly and effectively restates the argument and gives valid reasons in support of the argument. It may also call for action from the reader or at least invoke thought about the argument.
Good

The concluding paragraph restates the argument based on the thesis statement. It also gives valid and logical reasons that support the argument.
Fair

The concluding paragraph summarizes the argument based on the thesis, but it offers little to no additional support or validity for the argument.
Poor

There is no apparent conclusion or restating of the argument.
MLA citation/Works Cited
Excellent

Writing is smooth, skillful, and coherent. All direct quotes and paraphrasing are cited and integrated correctly. The Works Cited page is without errors.
Good

Direct quotes and/or paraphrasing is somewhat integrated smoothly. The Works Cited page has an error.
Fair

Direct quotes, paraphrasing, or integrating quotes is not done correctly. The Works Cited page also may have a few errors.
Poor

Quotes and citations integrated incorrectly. Works Cited page is full of errors.



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